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GMO plants that produce industrial proteins could cut cost of medicines, consumer goods

Krishna Ramanujan | 
Imagine if plants could be engineered to produce vaccines, pharmaceuticals, proteins and enzymes for medical, agricultural and industrial applications at ...
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Naturally occurring phosphorous in soil could cut synthetic fertilizer pollution, major threat to sustainable farming

Cornell University engineers have taken a step in understanding how iron in the soil may unlock naturally occurring phosphorus bound ...
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Grass genes could help scientists breed crops better adapted to drought, high temperatures

Researchers from Cornell and the United States Department of Agriculture will tap into genetic information found in more than 700 ...
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Scientists engineer bacteria-hunting virus to kill E. coli in drinking water

To rapidly detect the presence of E. coli in drinking water, Cornell University food scientists now can employ a bacteriophage ...
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Fungicides may be to blame for US bumblebee declines, study finds

When a Cornell-led team of scientists analyzed two dozen environmental factors to understand bumblebee population declines and range contractions, they ...
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Glyphosate herbicide may negatively impact beneficial soil bacteria in certain situations, study finds

As farmers battle in their above-ground war on weeds, they may inadvertently create underground casualties – unintentionally attacking the beneficial ...
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Genome editing could save ‘genetically decaying’ cassava staple that feeds 1 in 10 people

Amanda Garris | 
For breeders of cassava, a staple food for hundreds of millions in the tropics, producing improved varieties has been getting ...
Wide range, high levels of pesticides found in apple orchard honeybee colonies

Wide range, high levels of pesticides found in apple orchard honeybee colonies

Blaine Friedlander | 
Honeybees - employed to pollinate crops during the blooming season - encounter danger due to lingering and wandering pesticides, according ...

Discovery of on/off genes in maize genome may speed plant breeding

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. For astronomers, “dark matter” ...
Video: Cornell Prof Peter Davies on how to evaluate evidence for and against GMOs

Video: Cornell Prof Peter Davies on how to evaluate evidence for and against GMOs

Peter Davies | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this video to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Professor Peter Davies, a plant ...
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Green Genes: Sustainability Advantages of Herbicide Tolerant and Insect Resistant Crops

Anthony Shelton, David Shaw | 
Anthony Shelton, entomologist and professor, Cornell University; David Shaw, vice president for Research and Economic Development, Mississippi State University ...

Cornell GMO labeling study: 25,000 labeled items could add up to $1500 to NY family food costs per year

Susan Lynch, William Lesser | 
Current U.S. food labeling policy does not require the labeling of genetically modified (GM) foods. Voluntary labeling is an option, ...